Historical Events In June - 06
Monday, 03 August 2020
1946 Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83 on June - 06.
1947 On this day in history norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies
1951 Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies on this day in history.
1953 J Churms discovers asteroid #2025 on this day in history.
1955 Bill Haley & Comets, "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1 on June - 06.
1956 Margaret Wycherly, actress (Claudia), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1958 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely"
1962 Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums on June - 06.
1962 Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63 on this day in history.
1964 On June - 06 robert Warwick, actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85
1965 On June - 06 6 RAR official birthday
1965 On this day in history lester Matthews, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu), dies at 64
1966 Activist James Meredith shot in Mississippi on June - 06.
1966 On June - 06 black activist James Meredith is shot and wounded as he walks along a Mississippi highway to encourage black voter registration.
1966 On June - 06 claus Von Bulow & Martha (Sunny) Crawford wed
1966 On June - 06 james Meredith wounded by white sniper
1966 On this day in history claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash
1967 6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begin on June - 06.
1967 Egypt closes the Suez canal as Israel seizes Gaza on this day in history.
1967 Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47 on this day in history.
1968 On June - 06 senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles.
1968 On this day in history franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies
1969 Battle of Binh Ba, Vietnam on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history the Black Watch of Canada regiment is retired from battle order(more history gone)
1971 Air West filght 706 collides with Navy Phantom jet over LA, 50 die on June - 06.
1971 On June - 06 soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station
1971 Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63 on June - 06.
1972 David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust" on June - 06.
1972 On this day in history explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie Rhodesia)
1972 On June - 06 gold hits record $60 an ounce in London
1973 On June - 06 canada bans US oil tankers from Canadian waters to reach planned oil refinery at Eastport, Maine.
1974 Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1975 British voters decide to remain in Common Market on this day in history.